Dr. Inés Dawson
Science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight)
Inés is a science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight). She runs the award-winning bilingual YouTube channel Draw Curiosity, and makes science stories interesting and accessible for a wide range of audiences. An enthusiastic and entertaining educational speaker, Inés uses creativity to make complex subjects simple and fun.
Anissa is Director of our Bioprocessing Strategy Operationalization group and is passionate about democratizing biomanufacturing in emerging markets, particularly in Africa. She joined Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in 2009 and has contributed to several collaborations within the industry in the field of viral safety, vaccines, and gene therapy. Anissa is a biotech engineer by training and holds a PhD degree in molecular and cellular biology combined with biochemistry and biotechnology from the Universities of Strasbourg and Thessaly (Greece).
Stefan joined the European Vaccine Initiative (EVI) in June 2012 to head and manage the business development activities of EVI. In 2014, he was promoted to Head of Business Development. Prior to his activities at EVI, Stefan was Managing Director and co-founder of a biotechnology company which focused on the discovery and development of drugs against rare cancers. Stefan holds a PhD in sciences from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and holds an executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Instituto de Empresa (IE, Madrid).